Sunday, November 17, 2019

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Medical Tourism Continues to Grow in Costa Rica

Global Health Voyager Inc., a full service Web-based medical tourism company, has signed an agreement with the oldest private hospital in Costa Rica, Clinica Biblica. GHV's Ali Moussavi, the company CEO, had high praise for his new partner. "Hospital Clinica...

Costa Rica Banking Laws and Financial Sector

This article describes Costa Rica's banking system and financial sector. It gives an overview of the regulatory framework and regulators of the financial sector. It also discusses the state owned commercial banks as compared to the private banks operating...

Equifax buys Costa Rican credit reporter Datum. Leading provider of US credit scores already has services in San José

Equifax Inc., one of three major providers of credit scores in the U.S., said Tuesday that it has bought Costa Rican credit reporting company Datum. Terms of the deal were not disclosed. Equifax said the deal confirms its strategy to...

Selling your Costa Rica home in today’s Unstable Market

In today's market many Costa Rican sellers want to know the secret to selling their homes in record time. Sellers want to know ways to salvage the equity they've accrued over the past years. Unfortunately, there is no magical formula...

Ocean Views! $200k lots selling for $50k! Costa Rica Buyers Market!

These lots are located on the Central Pacific coast of Costa Rica, famous for having the cleanest, most beautiful beaches in the world. Just minutes away from Hermosa beach and Playa Jaco, its perfect for those that want to be close to a population center but still want secluded privacy.These lots are located on the Central Pacific coast of Costa Rica, famous for having the cleanest, most beautiful beaches in the world. Just minutes away from Hermosa beach and Playa Jaco, its perfect for those that want to be close to a population center but still want secluded privacy.

Historic Preservation: The Rebirth of a Community

Like many neighborhoods throughout the United States in the late 1950’s and 1960’s, Ybor City, the “Latin Quarter” of Tampa, Florida, fell prey to the SUBURBANIZATION of America.  Shortly after World War II, the masses started leaving the city...

ATENAS, COSTA RICA: A WORLD CLASS RETIREMENT AND VACATION DESTINATION

In 2004 my family and I decided to make our first trip to COSTA RICA as a “research” mission to see if COSTA RICA would be a good candidate to purchase a VACATION/RETIREMENT HOME .  I had met Gerardo...

BUILDING YOUR DREAM HOME IN A FOREIGN COUNTRY: THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE UGLY!

So this is the scenario:  You have been working hard and saving your money for the past (30) years and now you are thinking of moving to paradise and building that dream home for you and your sweetie.  Sound...

What Happens When U.S. Taxpayers Expatriate to Costa Rica?

Depending on who you talk to, the term “expatriate” may have slightly different meanings.  For most people, an “expatriate” is any person living for an extended period in a country different from the country where they are a citizen....

Biofuels Potential to Transform the Global Economy

Slowly but surely, an extraordinarily important new industry is slowly taking shape, with the potential to transform the global economy. After years of existing largely as an environmentalist’s fantasy, commercial production of biofuels for the world civil aviation industry is slowly...
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Costa Rica Is Always Open For Business towards Innovative and Creative Economic Entrepreneurship

Costa Rica's commitment to economic growth and social development has driven its focus towards diversification, creating strong...
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Top Asia to America Destinations

From the icy north to the sun-drenched beaches, ancient archaeological sites to misty rainforests, the Americas have something to offer any tourist...

Costa Rican Entrepreneurs Visited Scandinavia to Promote Ecotourism

Costa Rican companies toured Scandinavia from November 7th to 11th, 2019, to meet with 141 tourism agents. It began last Thursday in...

Species of Snake Previously Seen Only in Panama Spotted in Costa Rica

A new species of snake was identified in our country in recent weeks. It is the dwarf snake of Barbour (Trimetopon Barburi,...

Coffee: The Ubiquitous Drink That Rules The World

Coffee is, after water, the second most consumed liquid in the world. Coffee is the second best selling commodity after oil. It...
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